All the playing, meals, sleep-interrupted nights, sheer-and-utter exhaustion, frustration, triumphs, failures, fears, anxieties, hopes, dreams, depression, lack of control, joy, happiness, honor of being a parent, unconditional love, driving, cleaning, colds, more cleaning, bills, tripping over toys, buying more toys, poop, boogers, hugs, kisses, conversation, questions, silence, surprises, naps, even more poop, tantrums (from the boys AND me), regrettable raised voices, lost tempers, peace, lack of peace, reading, running, art, trips to Toys R Us…
All of this and more. Every moment is worth it. Every second. It’s all a precious gift from the Universe — a gift from my boys and my wife.
And no matter how bad something may seem, underneath it all I am the luckiest man on Earth.
Thank you boys, for being my sons. Thank you girls, for watching over us. And thank you Kara, my wife, for our family.
When I really think about it, every day is Father’s Day.
And remember, you are not alone…
2 Replies to “Every Day is Father’s Day”
I completely agree 100% with your sentiments. Every moment is definitely worth it…that is why we are in this to be good fathers, right? This is a great letter to your family…make sure the kids see it someday! Have a great fathers day weekend!
Very touching and very true.